THE AMERICAN THEATRE WING’S
2011 TONY AWARDS®
ANNOUNCES CALENDAR OF OFFICIAL TONY EVENTS
New York, New York (March 16, 2011) – The Tony Awards have announced the calendar for the upcoming 2010-2011 Tony Award season. The American Theatre Wing’s 65th Annual Antoinette Perry “Tony” Awards, which are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing, will air on CBS on Sunday, June 12th from 8:00 – 11:00 PM (ET/PT time delay).
Following please find an outline of Tony Award events & dates:
Thursday, April 28th
OFFICIAL CUT-OFF FOR 2010-2011 TONY ELIGIBILITY
Tuesday, May 3rd
The 2011 TONY AWARD NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCEMENT, sponsored by IBM, will take place live from The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center at Lincoln Center. A complete list of the 2011 nominees will be available at www.TonyAwards.com on May 3rd.
Wednesday, May 4th
The annual MEET THE NOMINEES PRESS RECEPTION, where the nominees will speak with media outlets from around the world about their Tony Nominations.
Tuesday, May 31st
The exclusive TONY NOMINEES’ LUNCHEON is a chance for the nominees to celebrate each other’s achievements and receive their nomination certificates. The luncheon will be held at the InterContinental Times Square. This event is closed to the media.
Sunday, June 12th
THE 65th ANNUAL TONY AWARDS take place at the Beacon Theatre. The three-hour ceremony will be broadcast live (ET/PT time delay) on the CBS Television Network from 8:00 – 11:00 PM. The awards will be followed by the invite-only Tony Gala which will take place at The Plaza Hotel in New York City.
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About the Tony Awards
The American Theatre Wing’s Tonys Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. At The Broadway League, Paul Libin is Chairman and Charlotte St. Martin is Executive Director. At the American Theatre Wing, Theodore S. Chapin is Chairman and Howard Sherman is Executive Director. For Tony Award Productions, Alan Wasser and Allan Williams of Alan Wasser Associates are the General Managers. Ricky Kirshner and Glenn Weiss of White Cherry Entertainment are the Executive Producers of the 2011 Tony Awards. Mr. Weiss will also serve as Director of the 2011 Tony Awards.
IBM, an official information technology partner of the Tony Awards, develops, designs, and hosts the official Tony Awards web site, www.TonyAwards.com.
United Airlines is the official airline of the Tony Awards.
Audemars Piguet is the presenting sponsor of the Tony Awards Red Carpet.
InterContinental Hotels Group is the official Hotel Partner of the Tony Awards and is the sponsor of the Creative Arts Awards.
Visa is the official and exclusive card of the Tony Awards.
Avis is the official rental car of the Tony Awards.
USA Today is the official media partner of the Tony Awards.